Danny Guthrie Wants More Goals At Newcastle


Danny Guthrie has talked to nufcTV today, and has said he hopes he can score some goals for Newcastle this coming season.

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Danny Guthrie – scored within 8 minutes of debut for Newcastle

The 21-year-old found the back of the net for Newcastle at Hartlepool after just 8 minutes of coming on last Saturday, and that was after he had already set up Damien Duff for his second goal.

Guthrie told nufcTV today that he is hoping to add to his goals tally when the new season kicks off in just over three weeks time.

“Playing for Bolton last season there wasn’t really much opportunity to get forward because we were often on the back foot or holding on,”

“But in this team, where we get the ball down and play, there will hopefully be a lot more opportunity to get forward and get some goals.”

“It was great to get a goal on my debut and hopefully I’ll add to that next season.”

Guthrie has already made a big impact with Newcastle fans, and it doesn’t hurt that Kevin has already compared him with former Newcastle stars Paul Bracewell and Rob Lee.

Danny continued:

“It was nice to hear being compared to players such as that.”

“But now I’ve got to get my head down and work hard and hopefully repay the gaffer’s faith in bringing me here,”

“I’m feeling sharp and I’m really looking forward to the next game at Doncaster on Saturday.”

This lad could turn out to be the signing of the summer for Newcastle, as he seems to have everything it takes to star in a Kevin Keegan side.

Certainly his attitude is just first class.

We’ll be able to take another look at the youngster on Saturday afternoon at Doncaster – but we’ve definitely liked what we’ve seen so far, that’s for sure.

Comments welcome.



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15 comments so far

  • WesToon

    Jul 24, 2008 at 12:52 PM

    Comment #1

    GO ON MY SON!!! Prove every1 wrong Lad!! Howay The Lads!!!

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  • Leo

    Jul 24, 2008 at 12:53 PM

    Comment #2

    danny guthrie sounds like a gem in the making, and he makes a good point, at bolton he never had the chance to get forward and get some goals because bolton were always backfooting it, thank god keegan is hear now and we will not be doing that as often as with the fat controler and co

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  • staffsmag

    Jul 24, 2008 at 1:05 PM

    Comment #3

    Go Danny Go! the new Rob Lee ??????

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  • sirjasontoon

    Jul 24, 2008 at 1:06 PM

    Comment #4

    Seems like a decent lad..just wondering does he ever shut up to the media?

    Let your feet do the talking son and the rest will follow..

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  • Tom_Toon

    Jul 24, 2008 at 1:08 PM

    Comment #5

    sirjasontoon – thats a bit unfair he has only spoken to nufcTV but they take the quotes and put them on other sites.

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  • Spyro

    Jul 24, 2008 at 1:20 PM

    Comment #6

    got a good feeling about this guy. I think he is going to be very popular at the SJP

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  • Davies

    Jul 24, 2008 at 1:22 PM

    Comment #7

    Probably spending too much time with Tayls (sorry) and learning from him.

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  • iceman

    Jul 24, 2008 at 1:25 PM

    Comment #8

    its a bit to early to put him in the rob lee bracket,but the lad is young and a good signing for us

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  • HATE PRAWN SANDWICHES

    Jul 24, 2008 at 1:37 PM

    Comment #9

    not a good feeling about Mike Ashley!! spend some money! you like a gamble!!

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  • Eric

    Jul 24, 2008 at 2:53 PM

    Comment #10

    HPS… It´s starting to get a bit much with you now… We understand you doesn´t like MA… I for one want to go in here and discuse Guthrie, and then Guiteirrez on the other topic… And time and time again we have to read that people think MA is tight…

    We get it!!!!!!!!!

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  • Neil B

    Jul 24, 2008 at 3:04 PM

    Comment #11

    Apparently in an ‘unofficial’ interview with Oba Martins he was quoted as saying that Guthrie is a player that has surprised everyone in training and that he shows real quality. So hopefully a very good sign!

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  • Ian Grainger

    Jul 24, 2008 at 3:14 PM

    Comment #12

    Neil B: Everyone expected him to be crap? That’s a good sign 😀

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  • Alex

    Jul 24, 2008 at 3:23 PM

    Comment #13

    Lets wait and see what the lads like when the season kicks off . I think that he must be a good player when Bolton fans were gutted that they did not sign him , after watching him for a full season . Also Keegan rates him and that for me says enough.

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  • scott9

    Jul 24, 2008 at 8:39 PM

    Comment #14

    i think he will turn out to be a great signing just need someone to pair him with in midfiled

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  • clinta

    Jul 25, 2008 at 1:59 AM

    Comment #15

    Early days!

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